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1. compass

noun. ['ˈkʌmpəs'] navigational instrument for finding directions.

Synonyms

  • gyrocompass
  • navigational instrument

Antonyms

  • stand still
  • dirty
  • lose

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Rhymes with Compass

  • bumpus

How do you pronounce compass?

Pronounce compass as ˈkəmpəs.

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Sentences with compass


1. Noun, singular or mass
Before you set out on a hike, grab a map and a compass.

Quotes about compass


1. Set your compass to beauty, humor, and grief; stay the course no matter what, and I'll support you with everything I've got.
- Chris Jordan

2. I was always an unusual girl.My mother told me I had a chameleon soul, no moral compass pointing due north, no fixed personality; just an inner indecisiveness that was as wide and as wavering as the ocean.
- Lana Del Rey

3. Souls cross ages like clouds cross skies, an' tho' a cloud's shape nor hue nor size don't stay the same, it's still a cloud an' so is a soul. Who can say where the cloud's blowed from or who the soul'll be 'morrow? Only Sonmi the east an' the west an' the compass an' the atlas, yay, only the atlas o' clouds.
- David Mitchell, Cloud Atlas

2. compass

noun. ['ˈkʌmpəs'] an area in which something acts or operates or has power or control: "the range of a supersonic jet".

Synonyms

  • pallet
  • approximate range
  • internationalism
  • contrast
  • extent
  • view
  • horizon
  • range
  • confines
  • purview
  • ambit
  • palette
  • internationality
  • reach
  • spectrum
  • expanse
  • latitude
  • ballpark
  • orbit
  • gamut
  • scope

Antonyms

  • respect
  • exclude
  • disrespect
  • disesteem

3. compass

noun. ['ˈkʌmpəs'] the limit of capability.

Synonyms

  • ken
  • capability
  • capableness
  • potentiality
  • reach
  • grasp
  • range

Antonyms

  • unbelief
  • stay in place
  • upgrade
  • downgrade

4. compass

verb. ['ˈkʌmpəs'] get the meaning of something.

Synonyms

  • get onto
  • get wise
  • grok
  • comprehend
  • cotton on
  • digest
  • dig
  • tumble
  • intuit
  • catch on
  • savvy
  • figure
  • get the picture
  • get it
  • twig
  • apprehend
  • grasp
  • latch on

Antonyms

  • starve
  • bottom out
  • top out
  • fail

5. compass

verb. ['ˈkʌmpəs'] travel around, either by plane or ship.

Synonyms

  • circumnavigate

Antonyms

  • point of apoapsis
  • periapsis

6. compass

noun. ['ˈkʌmpəs'] drafting instrument used for drawing circles.

Antonyms

  • equal

7. compass

verb. ['ˈkʌmpəs'] bring about; accomplish.

Synonyms

  • achieve
  • attain
  • accomplish

Antonyms

  • point of periapsis
  • disbelieve
  • forbid
  • disallow
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